Admission tickets

Normal tickets100 €
Reduced tickets [1]40 €
Couleurkarten (special student club member tickets)Further information

The cloak room is included up to three pieces per person.

Seat Reservations

Zeremoniensaal38 € per seat [2]
Wintergarten25 € per seat [2]
All other rooms22 € per seat [2]
Main hall
from 125 € per seat [2]

[1] No age limit! Reduced tickets will be given to high school and university students, people doing compulsory military or civil service, catholic priests and members of catholic orders. At the entrance of the Hofburg the presentation of an appropriate ID will be required. No ID needed for buying tickets.

[2] Please note that due to organisational reasons, places can only be given away in pairs of two. Entrace, food and drinks is not included.

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Ticket office

Lenaugasse 3
1080 Vienna

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When buying cards using our online system the following methods of payment are available:

At the ball office or ticket desk you can choose from the following methods:

Please do not pay using cheques. In case there is no other possibility contact us.

Refunds or Returns

We regret that once sold, we cannot offer any refunds on admission tickets or table reservations.

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Dress code

Ladies: Long evening gown with mask (no pantsuits, cocktail dresses, traditional costumes)

Gentlemen: Black tail with white bow te, black tie (tuxedo) or uniform (only official and currently used)

Further information about the dress code


Smoking prohibited in the entire Hofburg including e-cigarettes.

The designated smoking area is in an inyard called "Gardehof" on the ground level. It is accessible near the main staircase on the left hand side.